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Bid Number: RFB: 2020-085-11-18-HGO
Bid Title: North Alamo Rd. Realign. Project from FM 1925 (Monte Cristo Rd) to 0.54 miles North of FM 1925
Status: Closed
Bid Recipient: Martha L. Salazar, HC Purchasing Agent, CPPB


Hidalgo County                                           REQUEST FOR BID                               CSJ: 0921-02-311

Hidalgo County would like to invite you to submit a bid on the following:

BID No.:

Project Name:


North Alamo Rd. Realign. Project from FM 1925 (Monte Cristo Rd) to 0.54 miles North of FM 1925

The project scope consists of realigning a local roadway facility consisting of Grading, Cement Treated Subgrade, Lime Treated Flexible Base, Drainage Structures, Asphaltic Concrete Pavement, Signing, Delineation, and Pavement Markings.              

Estimated Project Construction Cost:  $450,000 Retainage 5%

Interested contractors may obtain bid packets by calling the Hidalgo County Purchasing Department at (956) 318-2626 or by email to

Please be advised that due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, physical attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference and Bid Opening meeting is subject to parameters specified in any governmental Orders applicable at the time.  For your convenience, the County has made virtual attendance available via online portal, and information regarding the same will be provided to all contractors having received a bid packet from Hidalgo County prior to the respective event.

A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Monday, November 2, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. at Hidalgo County Precinct No 4 located at 1051 N. Doolittle Rd. Edinburg, TX 78542

Publication Date/Time:
10/26/2020 7:00 AM
Publication Information:
The Monitor ( Website
Closing Date/Time:
11/18/2020 9:30 AM
Submittal Information:
Hand Delivered, Mailed, Over-night
Bid Opening Information:
November 18, 2020
Addendum Date/Time:
Contact Purchasing Department
Pre-bid Meeting:
Mon 11/02/20 @ 3:00pm-PDept
Contact Person:
TYPEWRITTEN RFI’s shall be emailed to HANDWRITTEN RFI’s will NOT be answered. RFI’s will not be answered by phone. All RFI’s shall be submitted by 5 P.M. Tuesday, November 3, 2020. RFI’s beyond this date will not be responded to.
Download Available:
Business Hours:
8:00 a.m. thru 5:00 p.m.
Fax Number:
956-318-2629 or 956-792-7612
Sealed bids shall be properly identified as follows: Bidders’ name and address on the upper left-hand corner and “Bid No. 2020-085-11-18-HGO North Alamo Road Realignment Project (from FM 1925 (Monte Cristo Rd) to 0.54 miles North of FM 1925)” on the lower left-hand corner of sealed envelope or packet. Overnight mail shall also be properly labeled on the outside of the express envelope or package. The sealed bid must contain one (1) original (pages one-sided marked ORIGINAL), one (1) copy of bid, and two (2) CD/USB in PDF format and must be identified and addressed for delivery to: Martha L. Salazar, CPPB, H.C. Purchasing Agent

Hidalgo County Administration Building/Purchasing Department

US Postal Mail/Courier Address:
2812 S. Business Hwy 281
Edinburg, TX 78539

Physical Location:
2802 S. Business Hwy. 281(Southeast of Canton Rd & Business Hwy 281), Edinburg, TX 78539

Sealed bids will be accepted until 9:30 am on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. They will be opened and read aloud publically at 9:31 a.m. in the Hidalgo County Purchasing Department Conference Room located in the Hidalgo County Administration Building at 2802 S. Business Hwy 281, Edinburg, Texas. NO FACSIMILES OR LATE ARRIVALS WILL BE ACCEPTED. ANY BID RECEIVED AFTER THAT TIME WILL NOT BE OPENED AND WILL BE RETURNED.

Special Requirements:
ELIGIBILITY OF BIDDERS: Any Contractor intending to bid on this project to be awarded by Hidalgo County must be prequalified by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) under the confidential questionnaire (CQ) level of qualification. If the Contractor is not prequalified, the Contractor must submit a satisfactory Confidential Questionnaire Form and an audited financial statement to the TxDOT Construction Division at least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the date that bids are to be opened. Obtain prequalification forms from the TxDOT Construction Division.

A BIDDER’S BOND from a reliable surety company licensed to operate in the State of Texas or Certified Cashier’s Check, payable without recourse to the County of Hidalgo, for the amount of not less than 5% of the total bid shall accompany the bid as a guaranty that, if awarded the contract, the bidder will enter into a contract with the County of Hidalgo. A Payment Bond is required in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Amount if the contract exceeds $25,000. A Performance Bond is required in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract Amount if the contract exceeds $100,000.

DAVIS-BACON PREVAILING WAGE RATES: Bidders must adhere to Texas State Prevailing Wage Requirements for Hidalgo County and Davis-Bacon Federal Wage Rates, including Certified Payroll. Be advised applicable wage rates may change. In addition, the successful bidder must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin.

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE POLICY: This project is financed in part by Federal Funds. A 2% DBE GOAL has been established for this project in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26. Notice of Requirement for Affirmative Action to Ensure Equal Opportunity (Executive Order 11246, as amended). The apparent low bidder must submit DBE commitments no later than 5 calendar days after bid opening, or TxDot Form 2063.

BIDS MAY BE HELD by the County of Hidalgo for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bidders, prior to awarding of the contract.


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